Insurance Underwriter Job in Kenya

Job Vacancy: Insurance Underwriter

Reports To: Head of Operations (Underwriting & Claims) and the Managing Director.


  • Studying Insurance proposals
  • Gathering and assessing background information in order to effectively assess the risk involved.
  • Computing results for appropriate premiums
  • Visiting insurance companies, potential customers and preparing quotes.
  • Liaising with specialists such as surveyors, doctors for risk management
  • Gathering information and various types of reports from
  • Negotiating terms with policy holders and insurance companies
  • Specifying conditions to be imposed on different types of policies.
  • Keeping detailed and accurate records of policies underwritten and decisions made.
  • Receiving e-mails and respond on issues of underwriting
  • Receiving Phone call from clients/Ins Co. and attend
  • Arranging for issuance of Motor/Marine Certificate or any other u/w document that the client may request urgently.
  • Preparing renewal invitation – Renewal Notice/Risk Notes/Renewal Schedules
  • Liaising with Insurance Company on preparation of the renewal debits
  • Preparing Renewal Invoices /debits

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Humanities or related field and/or equivalent work experience.
  • 2+ years’ experience in a similar job position in a very busy environment.
  • Made some progress in the attainment of professional qualification in insurance – AIIK, ACII
  • A good analytical skill is as they need to scrutinize various records.
  • Excellent working knowledge in insurance and computer knowledge.
  • Exceptional communication skills along with an ability to collaborate and influence without direct authority to build effective internal and external partnerships.
  • Strong negotiating, planning, prioritizing and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision.

How to Apply

Interested Applicants should submit their applications to

Closing Date: 31st December 2018

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Updated: December 11, 2018 — 7:45 am